Healthcare stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq increased 0.4% and the S&P 500 stayed consistent.
Some of the biggest gainers among healthcare stocks include:
- Repligen Corp (RGEN): RGEN stock is up 9.5% today.
- The Ensign Group (ENSG): ENSG stock is up 5.2% today.
- Bluebird Bio Inc (BLUE): BLUE stock is up 5.2% today.
- Masimo Corp (MASI): MASI stock is up 4.4% today.
- Ziopharm Oncology Inc (ZIOP): ZIOP stock is up 4.1% today.
- Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC): ANAC stock is up 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Celgene Corp (CELG): CELG stock is up 2.9% today.
- Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): EXAS stock is up 2.6% today.
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN): ALXN stock is up 2.5% today.
- Steris Corp (STE): STE stock is up 2.2% today.
Some of the biggest losers among healthcare stocks include:
- Lannett Co Inc (LCI): LCI stock is down 7.1% today.
- Heartware International (HTWR): HTWR stock is down 4.3% today.
- Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK): GSK stock is down 3.4% today.
- Abiomed (ABMD): ABMD stock is down 2.0% today.
- Wellcare Group (WCG): WCG stock is down 1.6% today.
- Newlink Genetics Corp (NLNK): NLNK stock is down 1.4% today.
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (RDY): RDY stock is down 1.5% today.
- Mylan Inc (MYL): MYL stock is down 0.6% today.
- Cempra Inc (CEMP): CEMP stock is down 1.0% today.
- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD): IRWD stock is down 1.3% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.